The Definitive Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

  • 9h 18m
  • Sander van Vugt
  • Apress
  • 2014

The Definitive Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 is a task-oriented book designed for self-study as well as classroom environments, which will also serve you as a reference guide. The book covers all skills that system administrators typically need to posses to administer SUSE Linux Enterprise Server in corporate environments. It starts at the beginning, which makes The Definitive Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 suitable for people without any preliminary Linux knowledge, and yet works up to advanced SUSE Linux administration tasks, such as building a cluster, optimizing performance or managing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with SUSE Manager.

The Definitive Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 is an ideal reference guide for system administrators, but is also perfect as a study book to prepare for the CLA, CLP as well as the CLE exams. This book contains step-by-step exercises, and scenario based exercises at the end of each chapter to help readers getting familiar with the subjects that are required to pass these three exams. The Definitive Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 also contains test exams, so you can use it as a study guide in a formal learning environment or as a book that you can learn and test your own progress as you master SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.

You'll learn everything you need to know and the skills you need to manage SUSE Linux Enterprise Servers, from installing a secure server, to performing the day-to-day management tasks on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. Along the way you'll encounter and master SUSE Linux Enterprise Server in a data center environment, how to manage your SUSE Enterprise Server for High Availability, and you'll see how to manage your SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with SUSE Manager. From installation to expert management, The Definitive Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 will show you the ways to succeed with Linux Enterprise Server 12.

What you’ll learn

  • Everything you need to know and the skills you need to manage SUSE Linux Enterprise Servers.
  • Install a secure SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.
  • Perform day-to-day management tasks on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.
  • How to pass the SUSE CLA, CLP as well as CLE exams.
  • How to manage a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server in a data center.
  • Integrate SUSE Linux Enterprise Server in a High Availability environment.
  • Manage SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with SUSE Manager.

Who this book is for

The Definitive Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 is a task-oriented book designed for self-study as well as classroom environments which also serves as a reference guide. The book covers all skills that system administrators typically need to posses to administer SUSE Linux Enterprise Server in corporate environments. It starts at the beginning, which makes the book apt for people without any preliminary Linux knowledge, and works up to advanced SUSE Linux administration tasks, such as building a cluster, optimizing performance or managing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with SUSE Manager.

About the Author

Sander van Vugt is an independent trainer and consultant, living in the Netherlands and working throughout the European Union. He specializes in Linux and Novell systems, and has worked with both for more than 10 years. Besides being a trainer, he is also an author, having written more than 20 books and hundreds of technical articles. He is a Master Certified Novell Instructor (MCNI) and holds LPIC-1 and -2 certificates, as well as all important Novell certificates.

In this Book

  • Introduction and Installation
  • Basic Skills
  • Managing Disk Layout and File Systems
  • User and Permission Management
  • Common Administration Tasks
  • Hardening SUSE Linux
  • Managing Virtualization on SLES
  • Managing Hardware, the Kernel, and the Boot Procedure
  • Configuring Network Access
  • Securing Internet Services: Certificates and SUSE Firewall
  • Basic Network Services: xinetd, NTP, DNS, DHCP, and LDAP
  • Setting Up a LAMP Server
  • File Sharing: NFS, FTP, and Samba
  • Introduction to Bash Shell Scripting
  • Performance Monitoring and Optimizing
  • Creating a Cluster on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Creating a SLES 12 Installation Server
  • Managing SUSE Linux
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